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Canadian velocity skater Dubreuil claims 500m silver at Quebec Metropolis World Cup

Canada’s lengthy monitor velocity skaters received two extra medals on residence ice on the World Cup season finale in Quebec Metropolis on Saturday.

Two-time Olympian Laurent Dubreuil, who hails from close by Lévis, picked up silver within the males’s 500 metres with a time of 34.59 seconds on the Centre de glaces Intact Assurance. American phenom Jordan Stolz, 19, received gold in 34.51, with Japan’s Yuma Murakami taking bronze (34.67).

The 31-year-old Dubreuil completed second within the males’s 500m World Cup standings with 480 factors, only one behind Japan’s Wataru Morishige. 

Dubreuil reached the rostrum within the B Division on Friday, successful the boys’s 1,000m.

WATCH l Dubereuil skates to silver in 500m:

Laurent Dubreuil wins World Cup velocity skating silver on residence soil

The 31-year-old from Levis, Que. clocked in at 34.59 to position second within the males’s 500-metre race on the ISU World Cup Pace Skating occasion in Quebec Metropolis.

Canmore, Alta. native Connor Howe captured bronze earlier on Saturday within the males’s 1,500m, clocking 1:45.73. He beat two-time Olympic medallist Hallgeir Engebråten of Norway for the rostrum spot by simply 0.26 seconds.

Stolz set a monitor report in a time of 1:44.01, whereas China’s Ning Zhongyan claimed silver (1:44.79).

WATCH l Howe reaches 1,500m podium:

Alberta’s Connor Howe earns bronze in World Cup competitors

The Canmore, Alta. native completed with a time of 1:45.73 to achieve to podium for the boys’s 1,500-metre race on the ISU World Cup Pace Skating occasion in Quebec Metropolis.

The ultimate meet of the lengthy monitor World Cup concludes Sunday, with dwell protection on CBCSports.ca, the CBC Sports activities app and CBC Gem. Protection continues at 2:30 p.m. ET from the capital metropolis, which is internet hosting its first World Cup since 1992.

The opening day of competitors on Friday noticed Calgary’s Ted-Jan Bloemen set a monitor report within the males’s 5,000m (6:13.87), whereas Valérie Maltais of La Baie, Que., bagged bronze within the ladies’s 3,000m to safe her first profession total World Cup podium, ending third within the ladies’s lengthy distances.

Maltais and Blondin will compete within the ladies’s mass begin on Sunday, the place they’re ranked first and second within the standings, respectively.

The ultimate World Cup cease will likely be adopted by the world championships in Calgary (Feb. 15-18).

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